AAFP President: Family physicians see benefits of ACA

06/27/2013 | Medscape (free registration)

Primary care physicians are seeing some financial benefits from the Affordable Care Act, such as the 10% Medicare bonus, and insurers are changing how they pay family physicians to put more focus on the increased value of primary care, AAFP President Jeffrey Cain, M.D., said in a Medscape interview. He said accountable care organizations fundamentally change how services are valued and family physicians should do better financially under the model.

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